Category Archives: Tax News

Married Couples Tax Break

Prime Minister to announce tax break for married couples It is thought that David Cameron could publish plans to introduce a tax break for married couples as early as November. Senior Downing Street sources have suggested that the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Despite recession ‘Middle Britain’ is wealthier than ever

Despite recession ‘Middle Britain’ is wealthier than ever Recent figures have suggested that the ‘middle fifth’ of households in the UK pay less tax, own more properties and are wealthier than they were 35 years ago. The Office of National … Continue reading

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Sugary Drinks Tax

Will taxing sugary soft drinks curb childhood obesity? Health experts are suggesting that a 7p-a-can ‘fat tax’ on sugary soft drinks should be introduced to try and tackle the rising rates of childhood obesity. Experts from 61 organisations, including the … Continue reading

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The Budget 2013

Deloitte presents winners and losers at a glance The Budget 2013

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Direct Sellers Tax Deadline

New HMRC campaign gives direct sellers 1 month to pay tax owed HMRC have launched many campaigns in recent times aimed at targeting tax evaders. Previous campaigns have been concerned with such things as offshore investments, online traders, medical professionals, … Continue reading

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Tax Help For The Elderly

Elderly may get a simpler system for paying their tax Government tax advisers have suggested that the UK’s tax system should be simplified for pensioners. The Office of Tax Simplification (The OTS) has been reviewing how pensioners pay tax. The … Continue reading

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Tax Banana Wishes You A Happy New Year!

TaxBanana.com  would like to wish everyone a happy new year! We aim to continue bring you free tax information and news, and hope 2013 brings you prosperity and tax efficiency!  

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Earners Over £50000 Targeted By Clegg!

Deputy Prime Minister May Increase Tax For People Earning Over £50000! Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been in the news stating that the top 10% of earners in the UK, could be in line to pay more tax in … Continue reading

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Lost Taxes From Britains Living in Monaco!

Lost Taxes From Britains Living In Monaco It has been reported that Britains living in the tax free state of Monaco could be costing the UK up to 1 billion pounds in lost tax revenue. HMRC are reviewing non resident … Continue reading

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HMRC After Amazon and Ebay Sellers!

HMRC After Amazon and Ebay Sellers! HMRC are directly targeting online traders on sites like Amazon and Ebay to make sure that they are declaring taxable income from sales on-line and making sure they pay the correct amount of tax. … Continue reading

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